Call for Abstracts for 2020 GSA Panel: “Robert Musil as Sexual Theorist”
The conference European travel writing in context: strategies of negotiating identity in travel writing – a comparative approach will take place at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz on January 23-24, 2020. With papers by Tim Youngs (Nottingham Trent University), Nikol Dziub (Mulhouse), Alison Martin (Mainz), Jean-Xavier Ridon (University of Nottingham), Anna Sennefelder (Freiburg) and many more.
On behalf of the North Carolina German Studies Seminar, I am proud to announce the second annual Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in Central European History. Full details can be found here. This annual prize honors Professor Jarausch and his long commitment to graduate student instruction. The hope is to discover and reward the most exciting work being done by advanced graduate students in Central European history.
Stefan Breuer. Die Nordische Bewegung in der Weimarer Republik. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2018. 270 pp. $68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-447-11019-8.
Reviewed by Nicola Karcher (Østfold University College) Published on H-German (January, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Peter C. Caldwell, Karrin Hanshew. Germany Since 1945: Politics, Culture, and Society. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xiii + 366 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-6241-5.
Reviewed by Prof. Dr. Jacco Pekelder (Universiteit Utrecht) Published on H-German (December, 2019) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Sheldon Aaron Goldberg. From Disarmament to Rearmament: The Reversal of US Policy toward West Germany, 1946–1955. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2300-4.
Reviewed by Dr. Thorsten Loch (Zentrum für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr) Published on H-German (June, 2019) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Nathan Stoltzfus. Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 416 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21750-6.
Reviewed by Richard Weikart (California State University, Stanislaus) Published on H-German (May, 2019) Commissioned by David Harrisville (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Lisa Pine, ed. Life and Times in Nazi Germany. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016. 328 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1792-7.
Reviewed by Nathan Stoltzfus (Florida State University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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Zoë Waxman. Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 181 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-960868-3.
Reviewed by Laura J. Hilton (Muskingum University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Andrew S. Tompkins. Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. XV, 265 S. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-877905-6; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-182620-7.
Reviewed by Jan-Henrik Meyer Published on H-German (September, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Hartmut Berghoff, Jan L. Logemann, Felix Römer, eds. The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. London: Oxford University Press, 2017. ix + 371 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878426-5.
Reviewed by Manuel Schramm (Technische Universität Chemnitz) Published on H-German (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Sara Lennox. Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics, and Culture. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 376 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-231-7.
Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center) Published on H-German (April, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Jochen Böhler, Robert Gerwarth, eds. The Waffen-SS: A European History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xviii + 372 pp. Illustrations. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879055-6.
Reviewed by Jeff Rutherford (Wheeling Jesuit University) Published on H-German (March, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal